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Carl Pavano faces Ervin Santana in MLB odds action

Los Angeles AngelsMinnesota Twins
May 9, 8:10 PM | GrassTarget Field

Los Angeles Angels vs Minnesota Twins Odds

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The Minnesota Twins battle the visiting Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday in MLB betting action at Target Field.

Carl Pavano gets the call for the Minnesota Twins and he will try to build on a 2-2 mark. In the other dugout, Ervin Santana brings a 0-6 ledger to the game for the Angels as he tries to quiet the Twins bats.

View LA Angels vs Minnesota Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with the Twins in this one will find them as +130 underdogs on the MLB money line. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 8.5 at its open earlier today.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Twins at No. 14 in the American League and the Angels at No. 7 in the American League heading into this contest.

How They Match Up:
At the plate, Minnesota owns the No. 13 ranking for hits in the American League at 8 per game. By contrast, the Angels are rated No. 11 in the same category at 8.1 per game.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Minnesota has the American League's No. 13-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Angels own the American League's No. 2 mark in runs allowed.

Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 5-0 loser as they battled the Twins on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Twins at +154 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Angels were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the Minnesota staff and losing 5-0 to the Twins on Tuesday at Target Field.

Los Angeles Angels Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing Texas are 2-8
After playing Minnesota are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6

Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 2-8
Before playing Toronto are 2-8
After playing LA Angels are 4-6
After a win are 2-8

A few Angels at Twins trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of LA Angels' last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of LA Angels' last 16 games
LA Angels are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 10 of LA Angels' last 14 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Minnesota's last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Minnesota's last 14 games when playing at home against LA Angels
Minnesota is 3-12 SU in its last 15 games
Minnesota is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games at home

Next up:
LA Angels at Texas, Friday, May 11
Minnesota home to Toronto, Thursday, May 10